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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 50' North, Longitude: 150° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.29 meters/second, 1613.8 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.0"1002.77 miwest0° 11' 04.5"12.68 minorth1002.74 mi
24 hours11° 17' 48.3"779.71 mieast4° 16' 36.2"293.90 minorth830.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 10:50 AM774 km481 miles418 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 10:50 AM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteMon 10:50 AM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmSouth S
FakaofoTue 9:50 AM2710 km1684 miles1464 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandMon 8:50 AM2901 km1802 miles1566 nmWest W
RarotongaMon 10:50 AM2947 km1831 miles1591 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaTue 9:50 AM3043 km1891 miles1643 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiMon 9:50 AM3296 km2048 miles1780 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiTue 8:50 AM3613 km2245 miles1951 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaTue 9:50 AM3848 km2391 miles2078 nmSouthwest SW
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